As a result of an NGO in the Eastern Cape using incentives to encourage people to check their status, HIV testing has tripled in four villages.
Prudence Mabele, a sangoma and one of the founding members of the TAC, is adamant that ARVs are imperative to the survival of HIV positive people.
Balancing traditional medicine and ARVs can be a challenge, even for a 21st-century healer.
Kgalema Motlanthe has lauded antiretroviral programmes and HIV counselling and testing campaigns, saying the country is "on the right path".
SA has the most people living with HIV in the world, but facilities like the Themba Lethu clinic are helping those infected to cope and survive.
The alleged ban was the result of a request from Italy's ministry of health, says the Corriere della Sera newspaper.
South Africa has the largest HIV epidemic in the world.
Orphaned by HIV/Aids-related illnesses at the ages of six and seven, Tandeka and Njabulo have looked after each other for 10 years.
For mining giant Anglo American, combating HIV/Aids among its workforce is both a case of health economics and a moral imperative.
SAHARA conference brings together those at the centre of research into the epidemic.
SAHARA-J publishes peer-reviewed contributions of the highest quality from researchers in South Africa and other countries in Africa.
A new plan to combat HIV in SA is to be launched today, amid a worldwide funding crisis that threatens to slow progress in the fight against Aids.
The number of new HIV/Aids cases in China is soaring, state media has reported, with infection rates among college students and older men rising.
UN health agencies say extraordinary progress has been made in the fight against Aids but a funding crisis is putting those gains at risk.
Despite growing efforts from the government to curb HIV-infections, antiretrovirals are suddenly sought-after as a recreational drug, whoonga.
President Jacob Zuma will publicly take an HIV test on World Aids Day, as part of a major new campaign by government.